Colored Symphony

(ISO 100, f/2.8, Shutter Speed 1/50 sec)

Shot on Diwali, arranged the colored wax diyas on the centre table (round) to get this angle. Focus on the part where Blue and Yellow ones touch.

Post Processing : Cropped, Contrast increase, Saturation toned down.


Anonymous kalyan said...

Wonderful reflections...a beautiful shot!

6:12 PM  
Anonymous somitra said...

one thing i like about your posts is the way colors are captured , amazing

8:30 PM  
Blogger Subhadip said...

Nice composition!

Is there a way to reduce the glare?

9:25 PM  
Blogger Rohit Talwar said...

I love the title man. I remember seeing a similar shot when you shared it...this one's really cool too!

12:25 AM  
Blogger Richa Bhardwaj said...

Very pretty...

3:40 AM  
Blogger Butterfly said...

Gorgeous picture!
But, I'm afraid I don't understand the reason for focusing on the point where the blue and yellow diyas touch each other. Could you please explain?

3:50 AM  
Blogger Chitrangada said...

superb shot !!!!

Very colorful and full of spark.

4:21 AM  
Blogger Woodsmoke said...

The title works for me. As does the blue candle. Can you gift me one D?

8:43 PM  
Blogger ~ Deeps ~ said...

thanx :)

thanx :)

thanx......well there must be something in fotoshop......didnt try that :(

thanx...i dont think i showed u this unless u were browsing thru the pics on my picasa at home :D

thanx :)

thanx, well focus was there cuz i liked that point due to contrast between blue and yellow.....


sure....bolo kab courier karoon :D
thanx :)

9:26 PM  
Blogger Rohit Talwar said...

Muhahahahaaa. Thankfully you guessed it :P

1:00 AM  
Blogger Ash said...


4:41 AM  
Blogger Kanu said...

hmmm...honestly...I loved the title....and I did not like the picture!

No awe there...I hate to be so brutally honest but I know you would not like it otherwise. I have really seen so much better work...

5:22 AM  
Anonymous navin said...

Very god shot Deepak. The colours have cout quite nice

11:39 PM  
Blogger ~ Deeps ~ said...

:D i knew it....

thanx :)

its not necessary u or for that matter everyone who visit my blog will love every pic i post here. ofcourse people havent liked and they wont in future. But wat i am interested in knowing that what u didnt like abt it.......then only i can improve :)

@navin sir
thanx a lot :)

10:39 PM  
Blogger Kanu said... is the thing....the colors are not really expressive. See Deepak, i am no photographer and hence I can not use any technical lingo here. From a creative perspective...they are an odd angle. I can barely make out the flame...what's the beauty of the diya's if you can only guess the flame? Then they are supposedly melting and ready to fall down. It kind of looked...well...flame and fire should always inspire hope...these seem to be losing their own ground.

A blue dot in the second diya looks kinda out of place...the pink which would have rendered an amazing contrast to the blue seem to be loosing it's hue to the copper tinge...

I would have looked at the picture and thought of it as a symbol of loosing grace rather than diya's of diwali that inspire hope and faith!

I guess i have tried to put it in words...that is exactly what I had felt when I saw it...that is as honest as I can get.

It's like true every note if seperate make no symphony...but if you rush through then...they make more noise than music!

6:01 AM  
Blogger mayuri said...

this is one of ur best shots ever :)

10:17 PM  
Blogger Amiya said...

Oh it's BRILLIANT!!! I feel so weird using the same few adjectives for all your pics... but then, can't help it! This is what comes outta my mouth first. But this one (and the 'Journey back home' one) have got to be my favourites so far. This is simply superb.

10:19 PM  

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